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SmarTrend Watching for Potential Pullback in Shares of Martin Marietta Materials After 1.37% Gain

By Amy Schwartz

Martin Marietta Materials (NYSE:MLM) traded in a range yesterday that spanned from a low of $180.06 to a high of $182.36. Yesterday, the shares gained 1.4%, which took the trading range above the 3-day high of $178.98 on volume of 426,000 shares. Often times after large one-day gains, short term traders will seek to take profits and, as such, investors should be cautious.

SmarTrend recommended that its subscribers protect gains by selling shares of Martin Marietta Materials on August 30th, 2016 by issuing a Downtrend alert when the shares were trading at $188.92. Since that call, shares of Martin Marietta Materials have fallen 5.3%. We are now looking for when a new Uptrend will commence and will alert SmarTrend subscribers in real time.

In the past 52 weeks, Martin Marietta Materials share prices have been bracketed by a low of $108.31 and a high of $206.36 and are now at $180.98, 67% above that low price. Over the last five market days, the 200-day moving average (MA) has gone up 0.2% while the 50-day MA has advanced 1.7%.

Keywords: rebounders Martin Marietta Materials

Ticker(s): MLM